The revenge of the fired Trump officials

You can only humiliate so many important people before one of them decides to respond with something more serious than gossip

President Trump.
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"President Trump is right: The deep state is alive and well." This is the first sentence of an opinion piece that appeared recently, not in World Net Daily, but in our paper of record. The New York Times no doubt has its own perverse reasons for wanting to indulge our commander-in-chief's fantasies about a sinister cabal undermining his administration from the inside.

But he and they are wrong. As much as it might please a nation of bureaucratic upper-middle-class professionals to think that they are the ones bringing down the bad orange man, the truth is that Trump's most dangerous enemies today are not anonymous career officials but the people he has fired or forced to resign.

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